TITLE

SATMED: LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE PHYSICAL LAYER OF SATELLITE TELEMEDICINE

AUTHOR(S)
Rooke, Stephen
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Michigan Journal of International Law;Fall2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the protection of health care facilities and technologies by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It also discusses the concept of satellite telemedicine (SATMED) and the regulation of satellite-communication infrastructure. The article evaluates the Right to Health Care and international law on telecommunications and proposes a solution for reconciling international norms of the national sovereignty and right to health care. It mentions that SATMED fulfills the objective of using satellites to improve economic, social and cultural rights.
ACCESSION #
85138847

 

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